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Democratic committee OKs platform with progressives’ input

WASHINGTON – Reflecting presidential candidate Joe Biden’s careful positioning, a key Democratic Party committee on Monday approved a 2020 platform that presents a liberal outline for the country but rejects many policies pursued by the left’s most outspoken progressives. The document, approved by Democrats’ platform… Read More »Democratic committee OKs platform with progressives’ input

Man remains stuck in a forensic mental health system some say is biased against Black people

Five years ago, 20-year-old Mark Waweru, then a student at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont., and a budding hip hop artist, had his first psychotic episode. It’s a night that changed the course of his life and left him locked in the forensic mental health… Read More »Man remains stuck in a forensic mental health system some say is biased against Black people

Saskatchewan family calls for better addictions treatment during coronavirus pandemic

The family of a man who died, the family said, of an overdose are calling for the provincial government to provide more assistance for people struggling with addictions during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Laurie and John Irvine’s son Jesse died on July 10. Though they… Read More »Saskatchewan family calls for better addictions treatment during coronavirus pandemic